AFM: Animated 'Loving Vincent' Sells for Russia, Brazil

Loving Vincent

The story of artist Vincent Van Gogh, told through his paintings, stars Douglas Booth, Chris O'Dowd and Saoirse Ronan.

Cinema Management Group has closed a trio of new territories for animated feature Loving Vincent, with sales to Russia (CD Land) and Brazil (Swen).

Directed by Dorota Kobiela and Hugh Welchman, the film stars Chris O'Dowd, Saoirse Ronan, Douglas Booth, Jerome Flynn and Eleanor Tomlinson. It is billed as the story of the life and death of Vincent Van Gogh, told via his paintings and the characters who inhabit them.

Loving Vincent was animated using a special technique designed to imitate the style of the late Dutch master. The trailer for the new film has been viewed more than 130 million times.

Cinema Management Group, which is handling international sales for the film, has signed deals in some 20 territories worldwide for Loving Vincent and is screening a new promo of the movie at AFM.